Drexel University’s Dr. Banu Onaral has been bringing together leaders in technology and industry for years as an H.H. Sun professor and the director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. Her visionary work to further international collaborations for translational research and technology transfer were recognized by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce on November 15 as the AICC opened its Healthcare Information Technology Conference.
“We are proud to honor Dr. Onaral, who has played a transformative role in the advancement of healthcare collaborations between the Greater Philadelphia Region and Israel,” said Beth Cohen, AICC President and Director of Emerging Growth Services at Blank Rome LLP. “She is a hero with the vision to engage strategically with partners in Israel’s state-of the-art healthcare industry. Hers is a story that needs to be told and we are privileged to do so.”